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225/ 2017: Newspapers

I read a story today, and it reminded me of you. They found a new procedure, or so the article said, to operate on the inoperable. I laughed - Inoperable, I remember that word, it was the first time, I sought beauty in sharp edges. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

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129/2017: The Blessings of the Sister

When you arrive on this earth with a best friend waiting, you become fearless, not from the strength of your will but from the power of her love, belief and trust, that is the power of an elder sister, the pathfinder and wave-maker, the one who bore the pain first, opening paths and facing the… Continue reading 129/2017: The Blessings of the Sister

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56/2017: Lessons from my Mother (2): Friendship

She taught me to seek, the ones who would hold my past in their heart, and wrap it with laughter, while promising me, with their eyes, that they would remember me in the future, even if I was not there to greet​ it with them. They in turn shared with me the pieces of her… Continue reading 56/2017: Lessons from my Mother (2): Friendship

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52/2017: Greedy

I don't want your days and nights, let the sun and the moon claim them, Instead, I only ask to be the very air in your lungs, living and dying in every moment you exhale. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy AN: I haven't posted for two days, and it made me consider what I wanted to do… Continue reading 52/2017: Greedy

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48/2017: Travel Wishes

For every step, you leave in the sand, I hope you carry the breath of the land, in the deepest part of your heart. For every hand, you embrace in warmth, I wish that you feel the vigorous and steady, beat of their heart across your palm. For every smile you give and receive, I… Continue reading 48/2017: Travel Wishes